A new display of artworks presents the work of three artists from Room Two a collective of artists, curators and art and cultural historians who are interested in the ideas and imagery of contemporary science. Working in collaboration with scientists and medics the artworks use a variety of media and in different ways explore what makes us human. See www.roomtwo.org for further information.
This workshop was part of a wider initiative hosted by the Health Foundry in conjunction with Guy’s and St Thomas’ Charity (GSTC) and South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust (SLaM) Arts to explore the following:
How do we work together to improve health and wellbeing of local communities in Southwark and Lambeth through the arts?
Last week we were privileged to have here at Health Foundry Dr. James Somauroo, the Interim Programme Director, DigitalHealth.London Accelerator (yes one of the longest job titles in the sector!) for our April Lunch&Learn. James joined us to share his practical tips for digital health startups that want to work with the NHS.
Selling to the NHS is akin to a dark art. The NHS is thought of as a single organisation, that you sell to once and magically you get nationwide adoption. It turns out that it’s more like a collection of villages… And you need to sell to each one, individually (more on this another time).
This is a guest post by Health Foundry member Leanne Summers.
The Health Foundry hosted an event in conjunction with Guy’s and St Thomas’ Charity (GSTC) and South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust (SLaM) Arts in order to address the following: How do we work together to improve health and wellbeing of local communities in Southwark and Lambeth through the arts?
Lambeth is a very diverse community, with an estimated 1 in 6 residents across this Borough speaking Portuguese as their native tongue. The Council has identified that the Portuguese speaking community is at risk of health and social inequalities, leading to poorer health outcomes for this group. Health Foundry in partnership with consultancy Unboxed hosted an open conversation bringing together stakeholders from the community, the health sector and public bodies to hack ideas for improving the health and wellbeing of this population.
This is a guest post by Graeme McCubbin from digital design agency Unboxed.
Our Health Foundry Summit in September was the culmination of our four week Open Festival.Keeping in line with our mission to “connect thinking” around technology, health and wellbeing, the Summit brought a diverse audience together to explore topics as far-ranging as machine learning, healthier cities, and cross-sector collaborations. Here's five trigger questions from the insights shared by our speakers, panelists and audience members.